Why do we do business in the Village of Saranac Lake? Well, it's easy to say, this community cares like no other.

It's easy to understand why the Village of Saranac Lake has been recognized as one of the best places to open or grow your business. We are decidedly different as a culture of innovation and expertise where generations can come together to make this a hub. Broad community support also helps businesses thrive here.

Saranac Lake has numerous resources for new and established businesses provided by the county's small business resources and the constant communication that the Village provides to all participating parties. Through strong economic vitality programs and cooperation, we are all able to make this a community that cares like no other.


Energize Downtown Fund Accepting Applications through Feb. 28th

The Energize Downtown Fund provides matching grant funds to commercial and mixed-use properties in the Saranac Lake DRI target area. Property owners, business owners, entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for funds for interior and exterior building improvements, site upgrades and enhancements and commercial rent assistance. The application and guidelines can be found here. Contact Jamie Konkoski if you have any questions.

Take the Business Owner Survey

The Business Directory is a great resource for both locals and visitors. It is a new feature on our website that allows users to search by business type and view pertinent business information. If you don't see your place of business already listed on the Business Directory, be sure to fill out the Business Owner Survey so that your information can be added.